All posts tagged "featured"

  • Photo by Kimberly Marselas

Cocalico High School girls will have a great choice of dresses from 'Cinderella's Closet.'
     Raiding ‘Cinderella’s Closet’ at CHS

    Like fairytale princesses, dozens of lucky Cocalico High School students will have some fairy godmothers to thank this prom season. Donors have given more than 130 dresses to the school’s “Cinderella’s Closet” which will open its doors...

    • Posted March 11, 2015
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  • CAFE will present “The Secret Garden” at The Ephrata Main Theatre
March 13-15. The production stars (left to right) Austin Nedrow,
Shawn Gable, Lauren Elledge, and Preston Cuer. (Photo by Laura Knowles
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    CAFE presents ‘The Secret Garden’

    There are stories so beloved, so powerful, and memorable the tale lives on in the hearts and minds of generations. This is how many feel about “The Secret Garden.” First appearing as a serial in 1910, Frances...

    • Posted March 11, 2015
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    Hospital plans yet another expansion

    Wellspan Ephrata Community Hospital is working through another expansion plan at the hospital’s main campus. At Monday night’s work session of Ephrata Borough Council, Development Activities Committee Chair Susan Rowe said they would ask the full council...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Sam Marino (right) cheers on teammate Sidney Evans as she makes her final turn in the 500 free¬style Saturday at Districts. Evans went on to capture the gold. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Marino, Evans win titles, lead Cocalico to second-place finish

    After an outstanding day in the pool Friday, the Cocalico girls took it to a whole new level Saturday at the District Three Swim Championships held at Cumberland Valley High School. The Lady Eagles, who won five...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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  • Jason Coletti, shown here talking to his team during a timeout this season, has stepped down as Ephrata boys basketball coach.
    Coletti steps down as EHS boys coach

    Ephrata boys basketball Coach Jason Coletti has announced he is stepping down after four seasons at the helm. Coletti announced his decision to his players last Thursday at the season-ending team banquet. In his four years, Coletti...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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  • Work on the bridge replacement project at 405 S. Reading Road includesthe relocation of water lines to the wastewater treatment plant. The project started last month and is expected to be completed by May 22.
    New bridge; New pipe

    Two sewer lines to be combined as part of South Reading Road bridge replacement project financed by PennDOT by Patrick Burns Chances are you’ve probably noticed those huge pipes resting near the skate park and the wastewater treatment...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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    Cold Weather Friends

    Brrr … it’s chilly outside! How about a refreshing, ice-cold beer? Seriously, what’s a beer drinker supposed to do when it’s 10 degrees outside? Better go dark. The consensus among aficionados is when the weather turns cold...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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  • A side of the Eicher Arts Center the public doesn't always get to see.
    All ears on Eicher

    Admission is $6 for members, $8 for the general public. “The idea is to give singer/songwriters a nice place to play, where people won’t talk over them,” Crockett said. The Wild Hymns opened the series on Jan....

    • Posted March 3, 2015
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    Murder victim remembered here Tuesday

    by Patrick Burns Monica Lynn Miller was remembered Tuesday as a loving, funny, beautiful, independent, determined, caring, mother, daughter, sister, grandmother, neighbor, and friend. That was the constant refrain among an overflowing assembly that gathered in Akron...

    • Posted February 25, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Sam Marino hopes to make a big splash at the District Three Meet this weekend. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Cocalico swimmers head to Districts

    Sam Marino and Sidney Evans have collected a lot of hardware through their high school swimming careers. And as their senior seasons wind down, both are in position to add a few more medals to their respective...

    • Posted February 25, 2015
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